Food Handlers Certification

Food Handler Ordinance

Effective since July 4, 2008, the City of Greenville requires all food handlers working within the city to obtain a Food Handler Card within 30 days of hire. In order to acquire this certification, an individual must take a class which conveys the proper procedures for handling food.
Some of the topics covered include, but are not limited to:
  • Proper hand washing
  • Proper cleaning and sanitation
  • Lowering the risk of cross-contamination
  • Lowering the risk of food-borne illnesses

State Approved Certifications

Information for approved training courses, including online training, can be found at the Texas Department of State Health Services website.